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Data exchange: The coming ICD-10 onslaught
What happens when the goal of health information exchange meets a wave of new payment coding practices? No one in the healthcare industry is quite sure yet, although most agree time is running out to prepare for the ICD-10 conversion. Meanwhile, more providers are considering telehealth practices and trying to determine how best to be reimbursed for offering telemedicine services. All of this continues against the backdrop of federal initiatives pushing for greater openness and data exchange across patient and provider settings, and different EHR platforms.
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Many healthcare facilities are in full preparation mode for the upcoming transition to ICD-10 codes.
Supply chain automation can help providers make it through payment reform, as well as improve care quality and efficiency.
This original infographic illuminates the federal government's health IT activities, initiatives and policy updates for the first quarter of 2013.
Catholic Health Systems implemented a project portfolio management tool to streamline IT efforts. Read expert insight from the project in this Q&A.
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Telemedicine providers trying to connect their systems to EHRs are waiting for electronic records to be more interoperable.
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Unstructured clinical data is goldmine of information for ICD-10 codes. Now providers have to figure out how to easily access it.